Professor Bill Ribbans is a Northampton, England, based Orthopaedic surgeon. His training was principally in London with fellowships in Sheffield and Harvard. His clinical interests are predominantly Foot and Ankle and Knee. He is Professor of Sports Medicine at his local university. He has looked after numerous professional and international sports teams and ballet companies. He started using the InternalBrace in 2013 and published, with Gordon Mackay, his early outcomes of lateral ankle ligament reconstruction in 2016.

His other research interests include the genetics of ligament and tendon disease, vitamin D and injury surveillance in sport.